Legislature passes anti-abortion bill after midnight

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 19, 2020 1:31 AM CT | Published: June 18, 2020 12:44 PM CT

The Tennessee House overwhelmingly passed fetal heartbeat legislation Thursday to prohibit abortion, then held out hope the Senate would consider the measure.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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